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Old 08/04/2018, 07:21 AM   #1
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Algae alternatives for algae reactor

Chaeto is hard to find in ny country and LfS, are there alternatives of algae for an algae reactor?


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Old 08/04/2018, 08:02 AM   #2
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You could probably use anything as long as it doesn’t need to be rooted in a substrate to grow.


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Old 08/04/2018, 08:04 AM   #3
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Are there any algaes i should avoid such as one that could spread through to display tank


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Old 08/04/2018, 08:11 AM   #4
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Are there any algaes i should avoid such as one that could spread through to display tank


I definitely wouldn’t worry about the algae taking over a DT. Look into algae like gracilaria or dragons breath as chaeto alternatives.


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Old 08/04/2018, 09:30 AM   #5
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Are there any algaes i should avoid such as one that could spread through to display tank
Build/buy algae scrubber. I'm my opinion its way better .
I build my scrubber for 50$ total and it's doing great work.


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Old 08/04/2018, 04:16 PM   #6
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Chaeto is hard to find in ny country and LfS, are there alternatives of algae for an algae reactor?
Do you already own a reactor; or are you still considering buying/building one?


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Old 08/05/2018, 01:37 AM   #7
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I currently already own a reactor.


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